How tall should a flagpole be in your front yard?
You don’t want your flagpole to be significantly taller than your home. It should be lower than the highest part of your roof. Flagpoles that are around 20 feet tall are typically a good fit.
Where is the best place to put a flagpole?
Frequently, the flagpole(s) is placed near company signage to draw additional attention to the company’s name and location. Another popular location is near the visitor entrance, particularly when the building has multiple entrances.
How far away from house should flagpole be?
Distance between the flagpole and other structures. Place your flagpole away from other structures or other flagpoles the distance of at least 2 feet more than the length of the largest flag that will be flown.
Which way should a flagpole face?
When displayed either horizontally or vertically against a wall, the union should be uppermost and to the flag’s own right, that is, to the observer’s left. When displayed in a window, the flag should be displayed in the same way, with the union or blue field to the left of the observer in the street.
Does a flagpole need to be grounded?
No protection is needed for a television antenna or flagpole whose mast enters the earth. Both are automatically grounded, and lightning will simply travel down their length into the soil. But an antenna or other pole that does not contact the earth has to be linked to it by means of grounding equipment.
Do you need permission to put up a flag pole?
If you intend to fly the Union flag or national flag of any country then you do not need planning permission to install a flagpole. Mounted flagpoles used for advertising and promotional purposes are controlled under Advertisement Regulations and would normally require consent from your local council.
Where do I put my flag in front of my house?
Ideally, an American flag on your house should hang from a staff that angles out from the front wall or a windowsill or balcony. It’s a good idea to screw a bracket made for holding the flagstaff to the trim. Fasten it securely and so the flag won’t become soiled or damaged.